DSWD marks 70th anniversary with strengthened service amid pandemic

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) marks its 70th founding anniversary this January with the theme, “DSWD@70: Kabalikat ng Mahihirap sa Panahon ng Pandemya.” DSWD’s month-long celebration will focus on recognizing the invaluable service of DSWD personnel, partners, beneficiaries, and stakeholders who contributed towards the improvement of DSWD’s operations, especially during the ongoing continue reading : DSWD marks 70th anniversary with strengthened service amid pandemic

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Undersecretary Rene Glen O. Paje (right) hands over the boxes of washable face masks to representatives of the Provincial Government of Cavite. He was joined by DSWD Field Office CALABARZON-Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Division Chief Ricky Bunao (left).

DSWD, Task Group Face Mask members deliver free face masks in Cavite

As part of the Task Group Face Mask of the National Task Force against COVID-19, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to deliver free washable face masks to local government units (LGUs) through the “Libreng Mask Para sa Masa” project of President Duterte. On January 15, the DSWD, led by Undersecretary Rene continue reading : DSWD, Task Group Face Mask members deliver free face masks in Cavite

DSWD pledges continued support to anti-hunger efforts

As one of the member agencies of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Zero Hunger (IATF-ZH), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will continue to support the government’s whole-of-nation approach in eradicating hunger and other related issues through the provision of social protection programs that will provide safety-nets for poor and vulnerable sectors. This continue reading : DSWD pledges continued support to anti-hunger efforts

DSWD garners highest approval rating in latest Pulse Asia Survey

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) welcomes the result of the latest Pulse Asia Ulat ng Bayan Nationwide Survey indicating that it garnered a 78 percent approval rating, which is the highest approval rating among the different government offices in the executive branch. The survey fieldwork, which was conducted from November 23 to continue reading : DSWD garners highest approval rating in latest Pulse Asia Survey

DSWD investigates unlikely post over FB page

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) apologized  for an unlikely post on the Agency’s official Facebook page emphasizing that it is already investigating how its social media page was compromised. “We are grateful to those who immediately called our attention on  the matter so we could properly address it,” the Department said. The continue reading : DSWD investigates unlikely post over FB page

DSWD augments resources of Negros Occidental LGUs affected by flooding

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has provided augmentation support to local government units (LGUs) in Negros Occidental to help them respond to the needs of their constituents affected by massive flooding brought by two different frontal systems in the province. On December 31, 2020, a low pressure area (LPA) and the tail-end continue reading : DSWD augments resources of Negros Occidental LGUs affected by flooding

DSWD vows for strengthened effort to protect children from pornography

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) as the chair of the Inter-Agency Council Against Child Pornography (IACACP) commits to strengthen its programs and services for victims of child pornography and their families and to advocate for stronger policies that would ensure the protection of children from various forms of sexual exploitation. This developed continue reading : DSWD vows for strengthened effort to protect children from pornography

DSWD welcomes findings, recommendations of PIDS on 4Ps

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) welcomes the findings and recommendations of the Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS) on the need to adjust the cash grants received by the beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and to improve on the cash delivery mechanisms. Starting in 2020, program beneficiaries have enjoyed continue reading : DSWD welcomes findings, recommendations of PIDS on 4Ps

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista (second from right) is joined by Kapangan, Benguet Mayor Manny Fermin; DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS National Program Manager Janet P. Armas; and a Kalahi-CIDSS volunteer during the ground breaking ceremony for the enhancement of the Amburayan-Abiang Access Road.

DSWD Secretary leads ground-breaking of Kalahi-CIDSS sub-projects in CAR

In continuation of the efforts of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to empower communities around the country through the Community-Driven Development (CDD) approach, Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista led the ground-breaking and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the seven Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) Kapangyarihan at Kaunlaran continue reading : DSWD Secretary leads ground-breaking of Kalahi-CIDSS sub-projects in CAR

Yearender: “Serbisyong May Malasakit” hallmarks DSWD’s public service in 2020

As the nation faced various challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic and the series of calamities that hit the country, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in 2020 remained true to its mandate of compassionately and promptly delivering programs, projects, and services that assist the poor, vulnerable, and disadvantaged individuals and families; and continue reading : Yearender: “Serbisyong May Malasakit” hallmarks DSWD’s public service in 2020